Following a few days satisfying my city-girl fix in cosmopolitan Geneva, Switzerland’s second-most populous city at 1,353 feet above sea level, I was eager to bring down the pace a few notches but on higher ground in the southwestern mountain resort of Verbier just two hours away by train in the neighboring canton of Valais. The ascent […]
It was June 21, the summer solstice, and I was headed by train from the central Swiss city of Lucerne to the ski resort of Zermatt in southern Switzerland, a three-hour journey ending in an escalating ride through the Visp Valley, a narrowing river gorge whose rushing waters drain the highest Alps into the mighty […]
My wife Maralyn and I have been to Switzerland several times. One of our most enjoyable ventures was in 2010, which featured areas such as Appenzell and Lausanne. Today, we enjoyed learning new information about the southern area of Zermatt and the Matterhorn mountain.